People Are Sharing Things That Are Normal In TV And Movies But NOT In Real Life

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Have you ever watched a television show or movie and thought to yourself, 'that's not normal?' Well, you're not alone, and just because something happens all the time in TV shows and movies, that doesn't mean it's something people do in any way in real life. Things like otherwise poor fictional characters living ridiculously lavish lifestyles — Yes, Monica's apartment in Friends is unrealistic!

People tend to notice this sort of thing, and when they do, they like to point it out. Occasionally, this amounts to someone sharing something that bugs them on Reddit, and other users love to pile on. These are the most unusual things that are normal in TV and movies but NOT in real life.

Photo: How I Met Your Mother / CBS

  • 1
    557 VOTES

    Hacking Is As Easy As Typing Random Crap For One Attempt At A Password

    Posted by u/Basic-Cat:

    "klsdkfjasfkl josadjf nasasofd %jsadfaoisfd " -- SYSTEM HACKED.

    Posted by u/pinkpanzer101:

    The faster you mash keys the faster it hacks, everyone knows that.

    557 votes
  • 2
    590 VOTES

    Unpopular (Yet Gorgeous) Teen Living The Hard Life Of Luxury

    Posted by u/mmmmor090909:

    An unpopular (but never actually ugly) teenager wakes up in their huge upstairs bedroom. The room probably has some kind of bay window or unique ceiling slope. In the 90s and early 2000s, they would of course have their own desktop computer. You only briefly see all of this because they are of course late for school, so they run out to their good-looking parents and siblings already eating a full sit-down breakfast, no explanation is given as to why these siblings aren’t also late for school. Anyway, the main character grabs a single slice of plain toast and skateboards to school through a quaint town square.

    Posted by u/w11f1ow3r:

    This always got me about teen movies - they always have huge gorgeous bedrooms that look like they’re out of an IKEA catalog. My room was so small growing up that it wouldn’t fit a full bed and a dresser, and my furniture was a mash-up of my childhood bedroom set and stuff we weren’t using around the house anymore lmao.

    590 votes
  • 3
    586 VOTES

    Women In The Jungle Never Regrow Leg Hair

    Posted by u/Dream_babe:

    Women can be in the jungle for weeks, and they don't have hair growing anywhere. Men immediately begin to grow a beard.

    Posted by u/Backgrounding-Cat:

    Also, her makeup stays perfect all the time.

    586 votes
  • 4
    546 VOTES

    Hitting Someone On The Head With A Bottle To Knock Them Out

    Posted by a now-deleted Redditor:

    Hitting someone on the head with a whiskey bottle to knock them out. Pretty high risk of killing them.

    Posted by u/stuff_gets_taken:

    And then they wake up like they had a good nap and suffer no damage after saying "oof" and touching their head.

    546 votes
  • 5
    508 VOTES

    Women Running Around In Heels Looking Fabulous

    Posted by u/ISeeMusicInColor:

    When women run around in heels with perfect hair and makeup, and the dirt and sweat make their hair and makeup look even better.

    Looking at you, Jurassic World.

    Posted by u/mobethe:

    My go-to on that is Megan Fox in the second Transformers movie. She’s running around caves in the desert and never gets a speck of dirt on her white tank top and white pants.

    508 votes
  • 6
    434 VOTES

    Making Plans Without Actually Planning Anything

    Posted by u/bees_knees5628:

    On the phone making plans: “ok, meet me at 5?” “sure.” And that’s the whole plan. Where are you meeting? Planning to meet someone in a public place never goes this smoothly

    Posted by u/ehnej:

    Or just “dinner tonight?” and not even specifying the time. “See you somewhere at some time, bye!”

    Posted by u/Mangobunny98:

    Yeah or setting up a date with someone you just met like "it's a date" and then they leave. No number or address exchanged, no talk about where you're meeting and when.

    434 votes